Company of Heroes 3 Operation Sapphire Jackal update coming March 28th

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Relic Entertainment has announced that Company of Heroes 3 will be getting its first major update on March 28th. That update is called Operation Sapphire Jackal. The update will bring new content to Company of Heroes 3, alongside a number of bug fixes. The key addition will be daily and weekly challenges in both multiplayer and co-op modes.

The daily and weekly challenge objectives will include actions such as ‘Kill 50 vehicles with anti-tank guns’ to ‘Gain 50 veteran ranks with Wehrmacht infantry.’ Cosmetic items are also be added to the store which will be purchased using either Merit and War Bonds. Merit is earnable by completing challenges. Relic has stated that there will be a balance of earnable content and paid content.

The full patch notes for Company of Heroes 3 1.1.0 will be going live alongside the launch of Operation Sapphire Jackal, but a sneak peek of what to expect has been released by Relic Entertainment. Those preview update notes are below.

  • A small update to the Unique Player Color option. Allies will now be cool colors and enemies will be warm colors 
  • Fixed several icons and portraits with the correct Company of Heroes 3 assets 
  • All new voiceover for Gurkha Infantry 
  • Audio adjustments for map pings 
  • Added an option to enable Exclusive Control Groups. With this option, squads only occupy one control group at a time, like in previous CoH games 
  • Fixed the Recently Played With list 
  • Adjusted territory layout on (8) Mignano Gap and made minor adjustments to Strategic and Victory Point locations on (6) Gazala Landing Ground 
  • Fixed several issues where bridges did not correctly have cover 
  • Bloom was removed and we fixed blur or “haze” on the maps 
  • And plenty of more additional changes and fixes for Audio, Art, Animation, UI/UX, and Maps 

Company of Heroes 3 released on PC in February. A PS5 and Xbox Series X|S version is expected at some point this year.

Source: Relic

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